Eddes follow the call of the Christmas bird count
December 24, 2018
IRONWOOD — Jerry and Christy Edde were out driving around the area Saturday looking for bird of this feather and that as part of the annual area bird count, held on a weekend near Christmas every year.
They took to the road around 7 a.m. and talked about their annual tradition. They made it their mission to drive up and down the roads of Wakefield, Ramsay, Plymouth Location, Bessemer, Ironwood and Hurley to survey the bird life for the annual Gogebic Range pre-Christmas Bird Count.
They estimated that they will drive over 80 miles on the day and go all day until sundown. “Or, unless I...